Alcohol Occasionals 2021 – Call for speakers/proposals

*** Please note: We are no longer accepting new submissions ***

The 2021 SARN/SHAAP Alcohol Occasionals will be based on the theme of inequalities. This could include alcohol research regarding: deprivation; gender inequalities; COVID-19 and inequalities; BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities; progressive vs. regressive alcohol policy; the homeless (including Managed Alcohol Programmes). 

We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their findings with an audience made up of fellow researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and the general public. We would particularly welcome presentations from new and early career researchers and/or international speakers. We envisage these events will all take place online.

Dates (all 12:30pm-2pm): Wednesday 20 January / Thursday 25 February / Tuesday 30 March / Wednesday 28 April

If you would like to present or have a suggestion for a researcher you would like to see present, please email c.graham@rcpe.ac.uk

Speakers should provide a short proposal (max. 300 words) and an indication of their availability.

Alcohol Occasional: Alcohol and Social Justice – Call for Proposals

SHAAP/SARN ‘ALCOHOL OCCASIONAL’ LUNCHTIME SEMINARS 2017-2018
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘ALCOHOL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are proud to support the free lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars which showcase new and innovative research on alcohol use. All of the seminars are run in conjunction with and held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. These events provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear about alcohol-related topics and discuss and debate implications for policy and practice. After each seminar, SHAAP and SARN publish a summary of the discussions so that they are shared with a wide audience.

We are now seeking proposals to deliver seminar presentations during 2017/2018, with a focus specifically on Alcohol and Social Justice. We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their findings with an audience made up of fellow researchers, practitioners, policy makers and the general public. We would particularly welcome presentations from new and early career researchers.

The dates for the 2017/2018 seminars are (all Mondays): 6th November 2017; 4th December; 29th January 2018; 12th March; and 23rd April 2018.

If you are interested in presenting your research, please get in touch with Felicity Garvie at shaap@rcpe.ac.uk  with a short proposal (max. 300 words) and an indication of your availability. Closing date for submissions: Monday 28th August 2017.

Please feel free to circulate this email to anyone who you think might be interested.

Call for Papers for Alcohol Workshop, 20th January 2017. Advancing theory and understanding of risky drinking behaviour: Insights from alcohol warning messages

Advancing theory and understanding of risky drinking behaviour: Insights from alcohol warning messages

As part of a British Academy funded research project on alcohol warning labels Bangor University are running a one-day free workshop aimed at researchers, practitioners, and policy makers on the topic of alcohol warning messages. 

The British Academy funded Alcohol Workshop will be held on the 20th January 2017 in Chester, UK. The event is a free one-day workshop aimed at researchers, practitioners, policy makers and PhD students on the topic of alcohol messages.

You can submit a paper for the workshop until 5pm on the 15th November. More information can be found here.

Please get in-touch with l.hassan@bangor.ac.uk if you have any questions about the workshop.

Alcohol Research UK: Call for Proposals for 2016 Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium

Alcohol Research UK will be holding their second Postgraduate and Early Career Research symposium on March 15th 2016 at the The Rep, Birmingham.

There is currently a call for abstracts for oral or poster presentations from postgraduate, PhD or post-doctoral researchers. Proposals exploring alcohol issues from all disciplinary backgrounds and from a variety of theoretical/methodological perspectives are welcomed.

Oral presentations will be 15 minutes, with the option of including a poster. Unsuccessful proposals for oral papers will be offered the opportunity to submit a poster instead. Posters will be displayed during both the Early Career Symposium and the main Alcohol Research UK conference the following day.

Interested parties should send an abstract of no more than 300 words along with a title, your full contact details and institutional affiliation to andrea.tilouche@alcoholresearchuk.org by 2nd December 2015. Decisions on proposals will be announced in January 2016.

The symposium is a great opportunity to present your work, network with other researchers and find out what research is being carried out in the field. There is also a £100 prize for the best presentation!